Maritime Topics on Stamps

September Stamps 2015

China



Germany
Germany, a single stamp,
tall ships meeting at Bremerhaven.


SG&SI
SG&SI
SG&SI
SG&SI
SG&SI
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, a souvenir sheet and a set with together five stamps, the last British steam trawlers.
The "Viola" on the upper stamps, the "Dias" below.
On the sheet left the "Viola" pursuing UB-155 in 1918.


Slovenija, a single stamp, "Euromed Postal".
Several Mediterranean countries have joined together to work under this name.
Here we see a local craft.
Slovenia


Malta
Malta, a single stamp, "Euromed Postal".
Here a traditional Maltese boat "Firilla" is displayed.


Malta, a set with three stamps, "SEPAC - Small European Postal Administration".
Herein a stamp with a boat race.
Malta


TAAF
Terres Australes et Antarctiques Francaises, a se-tenant of three stamps, 60th anniversary of TAAF.
In 1955 the territory arose of the French colony of Madagascar. Pictured are plants, animals and boats that connect the islands.


Cuba
Cuba, a single stamp with the ferry "Pinero".
60 years ago, Fidel Castro was on board this ship on the way to Batabano.


Maldives
Maldives
Maledives, two sheets with together five stamps, Vasco Da Gama.
In 1498 da Gama reached after circling the Cape of Good Hope the Indian port Calicut.


Caledonia
New Caledonia, a se-tenant of three stamps, commitment in World War 1.
Pictured are two passenger ships which transport troops from Caledonia to France.
Left the "Sontay", right the "El Kantara".


Congo, a stamp with the galleon
"San Martin", she was built in 1567.
Kongo


Israel
Israel, a stamp to the 100th anniversary of the "Zion Mule Corps".
It was a Jewish Legion, which was formed during the World War 1.
In the background several ships.


Slovenija, a small sheet with the steamer "Rog".
Slovenia


Micronesia
Micronesia, a se-tenant of four stamps, submarines.
You can see the subs name on the left boarder: "Barbarigo", USS "George Washington", Type C (I-16), "Brin".


Micronesia, a se-tenant of four stamps, submarines.
You can see the subs name on the left boarder: "General Mola", C-Class HMS Submarine, India Class Submarine, HMS "B1".
Micronesia


Guyana
Guyana, a souvenir sheet with 16 stamps of the Royal Navy in WW 1.
Below the single stamps are shown enlarged.


Guyana
Guyana
Guyana
Guyana
Guyana
Depicted are HMS "Albion", "Anemone", "Azalea", "Barham", "Caesar", "Carlisle", "Coventry", "Eclipse", "Foyle", "Gibraltar", "Inconstant", "India", "Juno", "Odin", "Pelorus" and "Proserpine".
Guyana
Already a second sheet was issued to the same topic. It will be shown on the upcoming stamp page.


Egypt, a se-tenant of three stamps with the same picture about the enhancement of the Suez Canal.

Thereto a sheet with one stamp, see the first day cover below.

Egypt
Egypt


Malta
Malta, a set with three stamps, "Ex-Voto paintings to the Madonna of Mellieha".
It could be probably a vow. There are paintings of the Madonna and sailing ships in heavy seas.


Greece, two stamps about the ESPO, European Sea Ports Organization.
2015 the association held a meeting at Athen.
Greek


greek
Greece, a singele stamp with the port of Piraeus.
And one stamp to "Euromed Postal" with a typical Greek boat.


Wallis & Futuna, a single stamp with a traditional Piroge.
Wallis


Kuweit
Kuwait, a sheet with 10 stamps, 22nd anniversary of the libaration of Kuwait in 2013.
Among them these two maritime stamps enlarged. It seems be mystery why these stamps are offered 2 years from date in Germany.
Kuwait
Kuwait


Kuwait
Kuwait
Kuwait, a sheet with ten stamps, 50th anniversary of partnership between Kuwait and the UN 1963-2013.
Among them this stamp with a dhow enlarged.
About "2013" see statement above.


Mexico
Mexico, a se-tenant of two stamps, World Food Day.
Depicted are a fishing boat, shrimp and fish.


Bermuda, a set of five stamps, 50 years strong, the Bermuda Regiment.
Here the maritime motive of the set.
Bermuda


SP&M
Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, a sheet with two stamps, 2015 maiden voyage of the "Hermione".
The Hermione Project 2015 is a reconstruction of an exact replica of the original Lafayette Hermione ship.
In 1780 he sailed with this ship to the States, see the route on the sheet.


Hongkong - China, a souvenir sheet with one stamp, Government Vessels.
Hongkong
Hongkong
Hongkong
Hongkong - China, a set with six stamps, Government Vessels. These six vessels are displayed on the sheet in the stamp above.
These 6 ships are also combined in a se-tenant of 18 stamps.


Grenada, a souvenir sheet with one stamp, World's Largest Cruise Ships. The "Allure of the Seas" is depicted.

To this sheet belongs another sheet, shown on the last stamp page:
To see click on this line!

Grenada


Austria
Austria, a single stamp for the day of the stamps 2015.
It is a reminiscent of the Nibelungen town Tulln with a nostalgic ship in the foreground.


Spain, a single stamp, "Certamen Internacional de Habaneras y Polifonía", a music contest in Torrevieja, Spain.
Espana


Portugal
Portugal
Portugal, a sheet and a set with a total of four stamps, Euromed Postal, boats in the Mediterranean.


Cuba, a single stamp, sabotage on the freighter "La Coubre".
On March 4th, 1960 an explosion happened on the freighter "La Coubre" in the port of Havana. The ship had war materials on board. Between 75 and 100 people died, more than 200 injured.
Cuba


Cuba
Cuba, a set with six stamps, "Maravillas de la Filatelia Cubana 2014".
Miracle on the Philatelic Exhibition in Havana 2014.


Jersey, a sheet and a set with each six stamps, the Great War, 100 years, Part 2, Change.
Among them this stamp, Camouflage and Deception.
Jersey


Guinee
Guinee
Guinee, two sheets wit together five stamps, 100th anniversary of the expedition with the "Endurance".

In 1915 under the command of Sir Ernest Shackleton, the "Endurance" was included in the pack ice in the Weddell Sea and sank there.


Maledives
Maledives
Maledives, two sheets wit together five stamps, 100th anniversary of the expedition with the "Endurance".

The Maldives are also always there to make quick money with stamps. The majority of this island nation in the Indian Ocean has probably never heard the name Shackleton. Same to Guinee above.


Togo
Togo, one sheet with lighthouses.
Depicted are Chicago Port, Fisgard, Castle Hill, Fastnet und and below on the sheet Knude in Denmark.


Canada, a set with five stamps, Weather Phenomena.
Among them this lighthouse.
Canada


Maroc
Maroc, a single stamp, 150th anniversary lighthouse Cap Spartel.


Poland, a se-tenant of five lighthouses.
Depicted are the towers of Rozewie II, Kikut, Swinousjscie, Jastarnia, Gdansk Port Polnocny.
Polen


Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany, for advertising shipping companies are busy in the production of individual stamps.



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